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B4287) Alth, Max; Alth, Charlotte. HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN CANE FURNITURE. 1982. 10 1/8" x 7", 216 pages, well illustrated with black and white photographs Ten fully illustrated projects. Hb in dw, fine. 12.50 pounds sterling

B4041) Marlow, A.W. FINE FURNITURE FOR THE AMATEUR CABINETMAKER. 1955. 11 1/8" x 8 1/2", 200 pages, 14 projects, 435 illustrations. Immensely practical and superbly illustrated, demonstrating the finest techniques of the cabinetmaker’s art. Hb in price-clipped dw, previous owner’s name on front free end-paper, otherwise a very good copy. 12.50 pounds sterling


B3736) Salomonsky, Verna C. MASTERPIECES OF FURNITURE IN PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEASURED DRAWINGS. 1974. 10 3/4" x 7 3/4", xi + 212 pages, 102 plates containing 102 black and white photographs and numerous measured drawings showing front, side, back elevations and details. Illustrated card covers, minor crease to lower corner, otherwise near fine. US$ 21.00 /14.00 pounds sterling

B1236) Drury, Elizabeth, Editor. ANTIQUES Traditional Techniques of the Master Craftsmen - Furniture, Glass, Ceramics, Gold, Silver and much more. 1997. 10 7/8" x 8 3/8", 224 pages, extensively illustrated in black and white and colour. Covers the traditional techniques in woodwork, glass, ceramics and metalwork - the first time all the techniques involved in creating classic masterpieces are assembled in one volume. Bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 22.50 / 15.00 pounds sterling

B549) MAKING CHAIRS AND TABLES. 1997. 11 1/2" x 8 1/4", 120 pages, extensively illustrated in black and white and colour. Focuses on the design and construction of these essentials, forming a practical guide for woodworkers. 23 projects included. Pb, fine. US$ 21.00 / 12.50 pounds sterling

B1426) Dunbar, Mike, Miller-Mead, Giles, Consultants. The Art of Woodworking BUILDING CHAIRS. Time-Life Books. 1994. 11" x 8 1/2", 144 pages, comprehensively illustrated in colour; particularly clear diagrams. Useful chapter on the basics of chair design, further chapters on different types of chairs, seats, legs and stretchers, and arms and backs. Glossary. Laminated boards, spiral bound, a near fine copy. 12.50 pounds sterling

B14) Tolpin, Jim. BUILDING TRADITIONAL KITCHEN CABINETS. 1995 reprint. Quarto, 199 pages, black and white and colour illustrations. Pb. Fine. 12.50 pounds sterling.